MIT SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
Roberto Rigobon is the Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of Applied Economics at the Sloan School of Management, MIT, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a visiting professor at IESA.
Roberto is an economist who concentrates on economic and social measurement. He studies financial contagion, and propagation of shocks through economic networks. He is one of the two founding members of the Billion Prices Project that produce alternative measures of inflation in many countries; And he is the director of the Aggregate Confusion Project which studies how to improve ESG measures.
Roberto joined the business school in 1997. He got his Ph.D. in economics from MIT in 1997, an MBA from IESA (Venezuela) in 1991, and his BS in Electrical Engineer from Universidad Simon Bolivar (Venezuela) in 1984. He is married with three kids.